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Skyrim goes gold – time to polish those swords

11/04/2011, Ready to slay some dragons in Bethesda’s upcoming RPG, The Elder Scrolls v: Skyrim? Well you better be, because the developer has just announced on its blog that the game has gone gold – one week ahead of its official release date. In case you...

Kinect for Windows gets a new website and updated SDK

11/04/2011, It looks like Microsoft is having a real busy week with Kinect – earlier this week it launched the “Kinect Effect” website and announced its upcoming commercial program. Today, on the day of the Kinect’s first birthday, it launched a...

HP Slate 2 takes over the Slate 500

11/02/2011, I know that a number of professionals were interested in the HP Slate, and it so happens that it just got a refresh today with… the HP Slate 2. From the outside, it mostly looks the same, but there is now a 32GB option (the maximum is 64GB), the...

Samsung Omnia W arriving in December

10/31/2011, We’ve previously reported about the Samsung Omnia W making its way to Italy, though it wasn’t mentioned when that was going to happen. According to the Samsung Belgium Twitter account, it recently confirmed that the device will be available in...

L.A. Noire for on OnLive up for pre-order

10/21/2011, Great news for OnLive subscribers – OnLive has just announced that Rockstar Games’ hit game of 2011, L.A. Noire, will be making its way over to the streaming video game platform next month. Pre-orders for the game start today, and will be released...

Windows 8 Task Manager gets streamlined

10/14/2011, One of the most common apps that we run in Windows has got to be the Windows Task Manager. It’s everybody’s favorite three-fingered salute which launches the definite go-to app when something’s not quite right in Windows. The Windows 8...

Nimbuzz lets you make iPhone to PC calls

10/13/2011, FaceTime was introduced for the iPhone 4 last year as a way for iPhones to make free video calls to each other over WiFi. Since then it has expanded to other iOS devices such as the iPad and iPod Touch, as well as Mac OS X desktops and laptops, but not on...

BlueStack launches alpha App Player for Windows

10/11/2011, If you’ve ever wished that some of your Android apps were available on your Windows computer, it may not be such a pipe dream after all. BlackStacks has officially launched the alpha version of their App Player for Windows, which essentially an...

Microsoft to release OnLive rival in 2012?

10/06/2011, Microsoft already has a solid foothold in the gaming industry, with gaming PCs running on Windows, console gamers with the Xbox 360, and a number of users gaming with their Windows Phone devices, but it looks like the company is ready to take it another...

3M’s solar films can be pasted onto windows

10/05/2011, If you think that having solar panel installations in your house will make it look ugly or unsightly, 3M may have a solution for you in the form of a transparent solar film, which essentially renders it invisible. In theory you could even apply it on...

LA Noire: The Complete Edition arriving on PCs this November

09/28/2011, Great news for PC gamers who didn’t get to play LA Noire when it was released earlier this year for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Rockstar Games has officially announced that the highly-acclaimed crime solving, film noir heavily-inspired game has...

Windows Live ID in Windows 8 makes life easier

09/26/2011, In today’s world where quite a number of us deal with having to use multiple computers for work – it’s quite troublesome to have to set up your computer to make it work the way you want it to work each time you use a computer other than your...

Samsung Omnia W smartphone announced, headed for Italy

09/26/2011, I must say that Italy’s Prime Minister is quite the player, and it is amazing how he can still run the country with so many things going on in his personal life. Well, word has it that no matter where Italy’s economy is headed, it should still...

Windows 8 installation on HTC Shift made easy

09/22/2011, Do you happen to own a HTC Shift that hails from the 2007 era, and ponder over what you could use it for in modern day context apart from being a paperweight? Here is an idea – why not install Windows 8 on this puppy? The good people over at XDA...